For country commitments to form the basis of an effectively functioning agreement, a framework of international climate machinery needs to be built around them.
Multilateral development bank (MDB) development services can benefit from incorporating a more systematic approach to managing ecosystems in their strategic priority setting, analytical advisory servi
In the 1980s, Thailand’s government, initially supported by the World Bank, focused on a single ecosystem service—aquaculture—to supply a growing frozen shrimp export industry.
This chart is adapted from a previously published version in [Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: International Competition and U.S.
This table indicates some of the benefits and risks associated with strengthening and weakening an international agreement’s legal character, content, and review procedures designed to promote imple
Today, each Chinese citizen produces only one fifth the GHG emissions of an average American consumer, and China still has many unmet energy needs.
Climate change is a gradual change in the global temperature caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.
New evidence shows that the recent increase in hurricane intensity is due to climate change, and this figure depicts the rise in category 4 and 5 hurricanes around the world since 1975.
To compete in a low-carbon economy, businesses need to move beyond best practices and pioneer "next practices."
Emissions result from a variety of activities, like heating and cooling buildings, traveling to meetings, or shipping products to consumers.